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Certificate Course in Weight Loss Nutrition

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  • Identify risk factors and diseases associated with overweight/obesity
  • Apply the current evidence-based recommendations for assessment and management of weight problems
  • Help clients with obesity implement lifestyle changes
  • Learn when to adopt pharmacological and surgical approaches to obesity management
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Certificate Course in Weight Loss Nutrition
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Key Features
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    Identify risk factors and diseases associated with overweight/obesity
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    Apply the current evidence-based recommendations for assessment and management of weight problems
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    Help clients with obesity implement lifestyle changes
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    Learn when to adopt pharmacological and surgical approaches to obesity management
  •  Course Duration
    3 Months
  •  Next Batch Date
    1st Nov 2021
5,000*

*Statutory taxes and levies not included. Taxes will be applied on checkout. Rates may vary based on management discretion.

Course Description

Obesity and overweight are major public health issues globally. The number of obese people in the country has doubled in India in the past 10 years according to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4). Increasing consumption of high-calorie foods and sedentary lifestyles are the major factors contributing to this epidemic of obesity. Obesity is associated with the risk of many chronic health conditions including hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and some cancers.  Lifestyle interventions, especially nutrition therapy are the mainstay of obesity management.

The Certificate course in weight loss nutrition will provide the students a systematic understanding of the nutritional care process in patients with obesity. They will learn about the physiology of fat tissue and what are the various causes of obesity. Students will also understand the nutritional evaluation processes in individuals with obesity. The focus of this course is on the use of nutritional interventions to manage obese and overweight individuals. The specific indications for pharmacological and surgical interventions in obesity will also be touched upon.

What you will learn?

Module 1: Overview of Obesity

• Introduction to the Integumentary System and Adipose Tissue
• Causes of Overweight and Obesity
• Energy Balance and Obesity
• Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity

Module 2: Life-Style Interventions for Obesity

• Weight Loss Intervention Program
• Dietary Approaches for Weight Loss
• Critical Review of Various Diet Plans
• Physical Activity for Weight Loss
• Physical Activity Guidelines
• Behaviour Modification Therapy

Module 3: Medical and Surgical Management of Obesity

• Pharmacotherapy for Management of Obesity
• Surgical Management of Obesity

Course Eligibility: Nutritionists, Doctors (all streams), Nurses, and other healthcare professionals interested in weight loss Nutrition.

Course validity: 4 months. There will be an extra charge on the extension of the course validity.

Certification:  On successfully completing all the learning modules you will receive: Certificate in Weight Loss Nutrition

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5,000*

*Statutory taxes and levies not included. Taxes will be applied on checkout. Rates may vary based on management discretion.

Accreditation Partner(s)
Faculty
Faculty
Dr. K Sunitha Premalatha
4.7

Chief Dietician, Yashoda Hospital

Next Batch Start Date 1st Nov 2021

Course Duration

3 Months

Faculty

Faculty
Dr. K Sunitha Premalatha
4.7

Chief Dietician, Yashoda Hospital

Accreditation Partner(s)

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